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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Towns of Marcy & Lyons

July 12, 2018


Mariners are advised of underwater lock inspections on the following days at the following Erie Canal locks:

  • July 23-24  Lock E-20 Whitesboro  (315) 736-4617

  • July 25  Lock E-27 Lyons  (315) 946-4062

  • July 26-27  Lock E-28A Lyons  (315) 946-4410

Delays may occur, so plan itineraries accordingly.  It is suggested that mariners contact the locks by phone prior to coming within VHF range to make the lock tender aware of the intended transit, and to get updates on expected delays.


All lock phone numbers are listed at

Chart 14786 E-22 & E-1 covering the affected areas can be found at &

Features along the eastern and western portions of the Erie canal are listed by mileage at &  

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